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  • natural resources management

Listening sessions to be held on natural resources management

The Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) is hosting listening sessions around Central and West Texas in order shed light on the issues, concerns and opportunities landowners and managers have regarding natural resource management in these [...]

  • planting

Wet fields in Coastal Bend delay planting

Late winter rains in the Coastal Bend of Texas have resulted in later than usual planting of cotton for the [...]

  • budget cuts

Proposal would cut local FSA staff, statistical services

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Editor The White House’s fiscal year 2018 budget blueprint has many in the farm and ranch [...]

  • Sonny Perdue

Perdue’s Senate confirmation hearing set

After nearly two months since his nomination, the Senate Agriculture Committee has set the confirmation hearing start date for U.S. [...]

  • U.S. Capitol

Subcommittee studies agricultural research importance

The House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research held a hearing last week to highlight the importance of [...]

  • wildfire

Panhandle farmers’, ranchers’ losses estimated over $21 million

Early reports from the Texas Panhandle paint a grim picture of what remains following three wildfires that scorched nearly half [...]

  • farm bill

Farmers, ranchers ask Congress to strengthen safety net

The American Farm Bureau Federation and 11 other farm and ranch groups recently asked congressional budget and appropriations committees to [...]

  • cotton root rot

New label amendments for Topguard Terra

Farmers now have additional options that allow application of Topguard Terra fungicide before or after planting. The Texas Department of [...]

  • sorghum

Sorghum Checkoff releases videos on sugarcane aphid management

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program recently released eight videos on sugarcane aphid management for 2017. The video series provides growers [...]

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